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On-Demand Application and Services

Along with the time, on-demand apps and services are becoming popular and spreading in the online market like fire. 

What is an On-Demand service and application?  

On-Demand Applications and Services are the software and platforms that fulfil the requirement of customers when they need them. 
The on-demand application acts as the intermediator between the service provider and the customer(who requests service). 

On-demand services are also known as cloud-based services or Software as a Service (SaaS). These services allow the customers to use storage, software, and other resources instantly from anywhere through the Internet in standard web browsers. These services also charge some fees from their users and customers for using their best platforms. 

Nowadays, there are various famous on-demand applications like Zomato, Ola, Netflix, Uber, and Swiggy, which exist in the market.

How do On-demand Applications work?

If you want to use on-demand applications, first, you have to log in to your account and place an order for the service you want. Then, on-demand applications connect you with on-demand service providers. 

After that, the service provider accepts the request and delivers the service at your preferred location. And, at last, you pay the amount for using the service. You can also pay using an online transaction at the time of placing an order. 

Following are the three categories of on-demand apps and services which are categorized on the basis of the business model:
1. Business to Business (B2B)
2. Business to Customer (B2C)
3. Customer to Customer (C2C)

Types of On-Demand Service Applications

1. Transportation: On-demand app is a big benefit for the transport industries. Unlike traditional taxi services, on-demand transport applications like OLA, UBER, and LYFT make transport more comfortable and convenient.
2. Food: It is one of the most famous on-demand services. UberEat, Zomato, and Swiggy are the famous platforms from which we can order food as per the need.
3. Health care: Healthcare is also an on-demand application which is very useful for patients.